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To submit an artist opportunity, please send an email to [email protected] with name, deadline, description and contact for more information.

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Arts Mid-Hudson Community Galleries

Arts Mid-Hudson curates pop-up art exhibits in office buildings, restaurants, and other venues.  This is a great opportunity for artists to display and sell their work, and we invite all artists to submit artworks. There is no entry fee, but we encourage artists to become a member of Arts Mid-Hudson. This is a rolling review process with no deadline. 

You can become an Arts Mid-Hudson member here: http://artsmidhudson.org/member-benefits/

Additional considerations:

  • Work must be suitable for the gallery
  • All visual artistic mediums are eligible, 2-D and 3-D
  • Artists are responsible for delivering/shipping work to specified locations.
  • Arts Mid-Hudson will take every caution with the artwork, however, artists must provide their own insurance if desired.
  • Arts Mid-Hudson commission on work sold as a result of the exhibition will be 25%.
  • If hanging work, the works must have wires securely fastened on back. If work is unframed, work will be hung with binder clips

Please submit your work using this online application: https://tinyurl.com/AMH-Gallery-Submission
Questions? Please contact Arts Mid-Hudson here:
Phone: (845) 454-3222 | Email: [email protected]

Athens Laundry

Ongoing, Open Call.
Athens Laundry seeks art, writing, photography and design for inclusion in its inaugural publication year. We welcome the diversity of styles, forms and voices known to the public library.

Written works should be 500 words or less. Visual works should be 72 dpi and 1200 pixels on the longest dimension. Works selected for print will be required at higher resolution.

Also printed bimonthly, each of five issues is collected and distributed in limited edition annual box sets. Work selected for print appears in two sections: Centerfold, 5.5 x 4.25 inches and On the Inside, 8.5 x 11 inches.

Email submissions with a brief bio and links to [email protected]

Hot/Cold: Expressions in Wax - AMH Gallery 2020

Hot/Cold: Expressions in Wax

We are seeking visual art submissions for Hot/Cold: Expressions in Wax which will be held in the Arts Mid-Hudson Gallery at 696 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie, NY in January 2020. It will explore the similarities of and the differences between the use of encaustics and oil with cold wax art. Additionally, the title serves to loosely define the thematic concern as well: most obviously hot & cold colors, but also other extremes that are visually expressed, i.e. gentle/violent emotions, fast/slow, quiet vs loud, the end and the beginning, etc. The theme may be expressed within one piece or within a grouping of pieces. For this call – submit 4 – 6 pieces that you feel might fit the bill.

Particulars:
–All 2-D and 3-D work accepted, as long as it includes significant use of either hot wax (encaustics paint or medium) or oil & cold wax medium.
–Commission on work sold as a result of the exhibition will be 35%. 25% to the gallery and 10% to the curator.
–Work must be delivered during mid-December by the artist; work will be insured during exhibition and return shipping which will be covered by the curator.
–The start of the exhibit is early January through mid-February 2020 –
–All works must be securely wired for hanging.

DIGITAL SUBMISSION SPECIFICATIONS:
Submit up to 6 pieces.

Email images to curator Tracy Leavitt at [email protected] Please use Hot/Cold as the subject of e-mail.

Each digital image attached to email must be saved in JPEG format, sized at a resolution no larger than 125 dpi. If work is selected, you may be asked to submit a higher resolution image for use in marketing the show.

Label images in the following format: Artist’s last name_Title_ _dimensions. ie. Smith_FireAndWater_40x60.jpg

An image list must be in the email stating the following: Artist name, title, medium, dimension (h x w), year of completion, and retail price.

Include a brief artist biography and/or statement (1 paragraph is fine but not more than 3 paragraphs) on the work submitted. explaining something about your choice of media, artistic vision in relation to the theme, process, subject matter and/or influences.

Any questions? Contact our curator Tracy Leavitt at [email protected] or call at 845-616-7840.

2019 Haunted Mill - Wassaic Project

2019 Haunted Mill extended

Full info here

Deadline June 14

 

Open Call - Bridge Street Theatre

Seeking AEA and non-union talent for:

BETTER

World Premiere Production of a play by Michelle Carter

Theatre: Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge Street, Catskill, NY 12414 (bridgest.org)

Director: Sara Lampert Hoover

Artistic Director and Production Designer: John Sowle

First rehearsal: August 27. Rehearsals Tuesdays through Sundays.

Opening/Closing: September 12-22, Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm

An open call will be held at the theater in Catskill on Monday evening June 17 from 7:00-9:00pm. Please bring a headshot and resume to the audition with you. A copy of the entire script and sides can be found at http://bridgest.org/better-auditions/.

Character Breakdown for Available Roles:

EMILY: (This role has been cast) 20-year-old college student. Brilliant science major.

BEN: Emily’s father. 40s. A stay-at-home dad. Former scientist now an inventor. Bit of a dreamer with a dark past.

MICHAEL: (This role has been cast) Emily’s friend and lab partner. A science nerd. Socially naïve.

LUISA: 35-45. Chicana. Hard-working manager of The Melting Pot, a fondue restaurant. A single mom who is ambivalent about motherhood. Emily’s boss. A seeker but down to earth. Good sense of humor and irony.

MEDIUM MOLLY: 40-60. A spiritualist with an endearing sense of humor. Practical, direct, and honest. Not a quack. A true professional offering access to the beyond in the way a psychotherapist does.

Bridge Street Theatre is located about one hour south of Albany. All rehearsals and performances will take place in Catskill. Union actors will appear under a Special Appearance contract at $254 per week. Non-union performers will receive a stipend of $200 per week. No work weeks will accrue for either EMC points or health insurance. Housing and one-time round-trip transportation are available to actors living outside a 50-mile radius of Catskill.

Esopus Freak: An Upstate Zine

Submit your art + lit +ramblings to the inaugural ESOPUS FREAK,
a zine exploring the creative work of mountain people in the digital age.
Submit your creations as a .jpg, .pdf, .mp3, etc. and keep writing under 10 pages.

Email questions and submissions to [email protected] Visit https://esopusfreak.wixsite.com/enjoy for more information.

Deadline: Entries must be received by June 21, 2019 for print. For online issue: rolling deadline.

Authors Guild Call for Authors

What: Now in its second year, the Authors Guild Foundation Breakout 8 Prize is a national student writing competition to recognize outstanding emerging literary voices and demonstrate the Foundation’s commitment to supporting writers at all stages of their careers. In partnership with Epiphany, the competition awards undergraduate and graduate student writers of poetry, short stories, novels and creative nonfiction. Eight prize winners will be selected blind based on the creative merit of the submitted work by a judging panel comprised of novelist Rumaan Alam, short story writer and novelist Rachel Lyon, and poet and essayist Robin Beth Schaer. The award-winning student writers will receive:

A manuscript review and year-long mentorship with Rachel Lyon
Publication in Epiphany’s Breakout 8 special issue
$250 cash prize
A one-year student membership to the Authors Guild, the nation’s oldest and largest organization for professional writers
A one-year subscription to Epiphany

Eligibility: Open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university at least part-time for the academic year Fall 2018–Spring 2019. Students need not be enrolled in MFA programs or creative writing programs to participate.

How to Submit: Interested applicants must submit a creative manuscript and a “Statement of Interest,” which includes the creative manuscript title, author’s enrollment status and the name of college or university attended, and an email address and telephone number for the department head of the student’s program of study or academic advisor. Prose manuscripts may consist of one short story, a novel excerpt or a work of creative nonfiction not to exceed 25 double-spaced pages using a 12-point font. Poetry manuscripts may include up to five poems, formatted in accordance with standard poetry conventions using a 12-point font. The author’s name should not appear on the creative manuscript. Please number all pages of the manuscript and include the manuscript title. Submit all entries via Submittable (epiphanymagazine.submittable.com/submit)

Cost: A $10 entry fee subsidizes administrative costs related to application review.

Who: The Authors Guild Foundation is the charitable and educational arm of the Authors Guild. It educates, supports, and protects American writers to ensure that a rich, diverse body of literature can flourish. It does this by advocating for authors’ rights, educating authors across the country in the business of writing, and promoting an understanding of the value of writers.

Epiphany is a nonprofit literary journal published in print twice per year. Its editors are interested in risk-taking work, and though they’ve published well-established or fast-rising writers like Elena Ferrante, Rae Armantrout, Ed Hirsch, Lydia Davis, and Jamel Brinkley, they are especially open to writers whose explorations of new territory may not yet have found validation elsewhere. Two stories published by Epiphany, Ruth Serven’s “The Message” and Pingmei Lan’s “Cicadas and the Dead Chairman,” have received the PEN/Robert J. Dau Prize for Debut Fiction.

Deadline: Entries must be received by June 24, 2019.

Casting Call, JAMOT - Bridget Street Theatre

JAMOT—Just a Matter of Time, the Musical

Bridge Street Theatre Casting Notice

J.A.M.O.T.: Just a Matter of Time, the Musical

Book and Lyrics by Sandra Dutton

Music by Scott Petito

Performs November 14, 15, 16, & 17

Director—Sandra Dutton Music Director—Scott Petito Choreographer—Rachel Kappel

Acting and singing auditions are Saturday, June 29 from 10 am to 2 pm at Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge Street, Catskill. Doors open at 9:30. Sign up for a time slot, or drop in at any time and we will get you in as soon as we can.

Non-Equity performers only.

Bring a printed picture and resume if you can. Bring a music track on a phone or tablet, or just sing a capella. What you sing should show your vocal range.

If you cannot attend these auditions, please send an email to [email protected], and we will try to arrange an alternate audition time.

Rehearsals begin October 22, Tuesdays through Fridays, 5-9; Saturdays & Sundays, 1-5; performances are November 14, 15, 16, & 17.

About JAMOT: Just a Matter of Time, the Musical:

What happens “when Time disappears?” You’ll find out in this hilarious romp through a fantasy world that may be more real than anyone could imagine. When young school girl Meg is told by her caring and worried grandmother that “she has lost her curiosity,” she is propelled into a world that few could imagine — a world where Time has disappeared, knocked out in a fight with the Lop-Eared Rabbit. Meg is tasked by the desperate characters in this world to “find Time” before it completely runs out and everything disappears. Join Meg in this compelling adventure through the realms of the imagination and science. For adults and children of all ages (Not recommended for children under the age 7.).

CASTING

Meg, an eleven-year-old girl—Someone in her teens or 20s who can be a convincing pre-teen, at first incredulous of all she’s hearing, but opening up to new ideas and engaging with each new character.

Sheep Who’s Lost Her Mind/ Gran, Meg’s grandmother—the Sheep is wacky but wise, very forgetful, and quick to point out Meg’s shortcomings. Meg’s grandmother, who is gardening, wants Meg to stop memorizing facts and pay more attention to what’s going on around her.

A Beaver (Time’s Keeper) Wears a green eyeshade and used to supply Time with all he needed—“cider and crackers. Playing cards. His favorite magazines.” He’s desperate to bring Time back.

The Walrus, who sells time—a burly figure who runs the Time Store, which looks like a deli but holds time in various shapes, sizes and containers. The Walrus is avuncular but threatening, giving Meg the rules for finding Time.

The River Rat /Duck—the River Rat is obsessed with ideas and has a whole yardful by the river, all of them visible. He’s working on something that looks like a jungle gym, and at one point climbs inside. He’s obsessed with all his ideas and discusses them lovingly. The Duck appears in Scene 2, arguing with Mayor Goose.

The Lop-Eared Rabbit/Teacher 3—a boxer by trade, fierce but sad, for he was the one who beat Time. In trunks and gloves, he recounts the fight, round by round: “Time slowed, then staggered, moving in circles, hanging back.” Teacher 3 appears in Scene 1 as a vision.

The Lop-Eared Rabbit’s Shadow/ a Possum—the Shadow boxes/dances with the Lop-Eared Rabbit. The Possum argues with Mayor Goose in Scene 2 and catches time with a butterfly net. [Would like to see a sample of jazz dancing or ballet.]

Time—a figure in a yellow jumpsuit wearing a huge clock face (strapped to his chest) and a World War I aviator hat. He’s been forced by Meg to land his glider. Quite full of himself and happy to be returning to his tower across from the bandstand.

Already Cast

The Pig Who’s Stolen Time/Teacher 1—Overwhelmed with guilt, the Pig waits in line at the Bank to borrow more time. Teacher 1 appears in Scene 1 as a vision. (Leslie Ritter)

The Rhymester (a Mole)/Teacher 2—Once a poet, the Rhymester has had to go underground because “beating time” is no longer allowed. Teacher 2 appears in Scene 1 as a vision. (Brian Dewan)

Mayor Goose—Mayor of the town in which Meg finds herself. Thoroughly in charge and making up her own rules. (Meredith Kavanaugh)

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This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Greene County Council on the Arts.

Call for Kingston Artists, Art Educators and Curators

The Todd Samara Art Fund Award committee is seeking proposals from emerging and established contemporary artists, art educators, and/or curators for a project to take place in the City of Kingston. An award of $1,200 will be given. This opportunity is open to all genres of art practice.

Applicants must either reside or work in the City of Kingston. Applicants should send a short description of their proposed project, a one-page CV and up to eight images or links to videos. Factors that will be considered by the committee include originality of conception, quality of execution and/or craft, professionalism of presentation and visibility and/or engagement with the community, particularly as it pertains to under-served communities and the education of under-resourced youth.

Website for information

Deadline: Proposals must be received by July 1, 2019 to [email protected]

INTERNSHIP / FELLOWSHIP / GRANTS

Costume & Wardrobe Intensive - Stockade Works

Applications are now open and scholarships are available!

Do you want to work in film and television costume and wardrobe departments but don’t know where to begin? This hands-on, 2.5 day workshop led by award-winning costume designer, Lisa Padovani, will take you through the pre-production and production processes of a costume and wardrobe department to prepare you for work on television and film sets in entry level positions.

Dive into creative aspects of a production to gain an understanding of breaking down a script, creating mood boards, and working with Directors and Production Designers. Then, focus on fundamental departmental skills needed including: organization, communication, budgeting, expense tracking, working with and fitting actors, basic alterations, and more. The workshop will also teach Set 101 basics to prepare graduates to work on set.

Upon successful completion of this intensive, graduates will be referable for positions on upcoming film and television productions shooting in the Hudson Valley and NYC areas.

Applications due Friday, June 21 by 5pm EST

 

  • Workshop dates:  July 19-21
  • Location: Hudson Valley, NY (specific location to be communicated upon acceptance into program).
  • Registration fee: Special offer – $425!
  • Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships are available.
  • Prerequisites: This program is open to all Hudson Valley residents 18 and older, no experience necessary. Diverse members of the community and women who are typically precluded from jobs in the film production sector are encouraged to apply.                          
2019/2020 Winter & Family Residency - Wassaic Project

2019/20 Winter Residency and Family Residency extended

Full info here 

 

Deadline: June 25th.

Ceramic Internship - Women's Studio Workshop

“In our Ceramics Internship, you’ll work directly with the Ceramics Studio Manager, preparing for our annual Chili Bowl Fiesta fundraiser. During this mid-winter event, WSW warms up our local community by presenting over 900 handmade bowls, mugs, and tumblers for sale. You’ll work on a production scale, creating between 300 and 600 vessels, depending on the studio’s need. After the Fiesta is over, you may also teach one of our month-long spring ceramics courses. All internships include a private room in WSW’s on-campus Anne Atwood House and a stipend of $400/month. Interns work 40 hours/week, generally Monday through Friday, 9:00-5:00, but the schedule may change to accommodate the Workshop’s programming. Outside working hours, and with respect to residents’ work, interns have unlimited studio access. Though the ceramics intern leaves before our group exhibition, they still welcome to include their work in the show.”

Deadline is June 30th, Midnight EST.

Click here to learn more and apply: http://bit.ly/CeramicInternship.

Email [email protected] for more information.

Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) is a visual arts organization in Rosendale, New York. Since 1974, WSW has brought over 5,000 artists from across the globe to work in their printmaking, hand papermaking, letterpress printing, photography, book arts and ceramicsstudios. Over 6,000 Ulster County youth have participated in WSW’s art-in-education program. WSW’s artists’ book grant program has published more than 200 artists’ books, collected by special collections of major libraries and museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Tate Modern, and The Library of Congress, among others.

A. Eric Arctander Grant

Collaborative Concepts in conjunction with the Putnam Arts Council, is again offering the A. Eric Arctander Grant for 2019.

Visual artists, 25 to 45, who are full time residents of either Dutchess, Westchester or Putnam Counties in New York State, are eligible to apply.

Deadline, July 15, 2019.

Click here for more details

Albert Wisner Public Library STEAM Artist in Residence Program

The Albert Wisner Public Library announces a STEAM Artist in Residence Program for the fall of 2019. The program will offer opportunities for the community to learn, share, and create with an artist or expert in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts or Mathematics.

The Library invites artists and experts who wish to share their enthusiasm, expertise and creativity to apply for the residency. The program is a 6 week residency. Candidates will submit an application outlining their proposal and indicating their field of endeavor. The application is available on the Library’s website albertwisnerlibrary.org.

A stipend of $1,000 will be offered with a budget of $350 for supplies. Housing and transportation are not included. The application deadline is July 15, 2019. The Library will announce their choice for the residency award on September 1, 2019.

This program is made possible by a generous contribution to the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation by Glenn P. and Susan D. Dickes.

Deadline, July 15, 2019.

Click here for more details

Click here to apply

WORKSHOPS

Workshops at Art Centro Mid-Hudson Heritage Center

Click HERE for class schedule and registration

Workshops at Arts Mid-Hudson

AMH provides a range of experiential and creative workshops led by expert practitioners in their fields.

Check out the selection here and join us!

All workshops are located at Arts Mid-Hudson (696 Dutchess Turnpike, Suite F, Poughkeepsie) unless specified otherwise.

Workshops and Classes at Ballet Arts Studio

Ballet Arts Studio provides a variety of classes/workshops/intensives for all skill levels.

Check out the summer selection here!

Ballet Arts Studio, 107 Teller Ave, Beacon, NY 12508

Workshops at the Fay Wood Studio
Offerin workshops in Found Object Assemblage and other mediums.
No deadline, held from 9:30 am to 4pm
pre-registration required. PayPay accepted.
For more information; [email protected] or 845 246 7504 . 123 Market Street, Saugerties,NY
Lessons with Leslie Bender
Private art lessons with Leslie Bender at The Shirt Factory in Kingston, NY.
Learn to draw and paint whatever you wish to learn, beginning where you are now. Drawing, perspective, volume, composition. Watercolor, pen and ink, acrylic painting. Beginner to advanced welcome.
Visit and contact: www.lesliebender.com/workshops&classes PayPal accepted.   Cell~845-670-2027
Workshops at R&F Paints

Click HERE for class schedule and registration

Workshops at Woodstock School of Art

Click HERE for class schedule and registration

ARTIST LIVE/WORK SPACE

Beacon Music Factory -Rehearsal Space

Hourly and Monthly
special daytime rates
econo packages
2-hr minimum 
Fully equipped with PAs, drum kits, bass rigs, and plenty more. 
Nice folks who mostly like to rock 
SHARE this with people.  They’ll thank you. 
How about you get in here now and make some noise: 845-765-0472

Beacon Music Factory - Workspace

It’s often downright tranquil between 9am and 3pm.

If you need a bit of inspiration, a room where you can close the door and take a call, (a room that’s not in your house), wifi to navigate, a printer to print, hallways to pace, coffee to drink, they’d be happy to have you.

If you’d like to come do your work peacefully and affordably, email Beacon Music Factory at [email protected]

Art Condo

ArtCondo (www.ArtCondo.com) is a NYC real estate initiative founded by artists, that helps creative individuals purchase raw commercial workspaces and live/work lofts in a new way.  Fine artists, writers, dancers, musicians, designers, architects, research scientists, teachers, artisans, non-profits and more are all invited to participate.  ArtCondo gathers creative people together to form buying groups to leverage their collective buying power and cultural capital to purchase space collectively.   Each building becomes a haven protecting artists and producers from future displacement, and connecting them to surrounding communities.  Learn more and Sign up at www.ArtCondo.com   Contact: [email protected]

Live/Work Historic Townhouse

Beautiful Live / Work Historic Townhouse

Available Now

• Fully-renovated 2,400SF four-story brick townhouse

• Union St Historic District

• Enormous parlor

• Two-and-a-half bedrooms

• Flexible living space for up to 4 people

• Light-filled attic work / storage space; ideal art studio

• Huge English-basement kitchen with granite countertops,

lots of cabinets, and heated Italian stone floor

• Two beautiful bathrooms / one with clawfoot tub

• Sliding glass doors from kitchen to patio

• Wooden privacy fence

• Parking

• Laundry

• High-efficiency heat and hot water; whole-house fans in attic

• Walk to Metro North / Amtrak and all downtown amenities—restaurants, post office, business and government offices

$2,000 / month; tenant pays utilities

Mobile: 1.646.508.5687 land:1.718.596.4505

[email protected]

Mobile: 646.508.5687 land:718.596.4505

[email protected]

Art Storage Space

3000-6000SF of art storage space for lease in Pine Plains, NY.

The space was previously used as a storage location for Mark Matthews Gallery for five years.

The link to the online brochure is http://svndccr.com/find-properties/?propertyId=226377-lease